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November 9, 2015 / Media Releases

Boyne Smelters Begins Aluminium Can Recycling

In time for National Recycling Week (9-15 November), Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) is now operating Queensland’s only and Australia’s largest...
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June 29, 2015 / Media Releases

Climate Policy – Broad Alliance Points to Common Ground – Media Release

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April 8, 2015 / Media Releases

Aluminium sector calls for final RET resolution

The Australian Aluminium Council responded optimistically to the news of Labor leader Bill Shorten’s announcement of support for a 33,500...
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September 30, 2014 / Media Releases

Phillip Strachan of Rio Tinto Alcan appointed AAC President

The Australian Aluminium Council has appointed Phillip Strachan (President and Chief Executive Officer, Bauxite & Alumina, Rio Tinto Alcan) as...
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August 28, 2014 / Media Releases

Warburton Review calls for significant RET changes

The AAC noted that the RET Review Panel had acknowledged that the RET was impacting electricity prices for trade exposed...
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May 29, 2014 / Media Releases

Crunch time for the future of Australian Aluminium

The Australian Aluminium Council called for the carbon tax to be repealed and for the burden of renewable energy subsidies...
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July 30, 2013 / Media Releases

What Market? – Is there really a deep domestic gas market in Australia?

“We do not have a functional domestic gas market in Australia,” said Miles Prosser, Executive Director at the Australian Aluminium...
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November 26, 2012 / Media Releases

Aluminium Closures Turn 360°

Today’s roll-out of the multilingual website marks the start of the pan-European promotional campaign titled ‘Aluminium Closures – Turn...
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November 9, 2012 / Media Releases

Inquiry needed to fill gas gap

Following the release of the Federal Government’s Energy White Paper, manufacturers from across Australian industry are today jointly calling for...
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October 18, 2012 / Media Releases

Gas pressures put squeeze on alumina

The current state of Australia’s natural gas markets is squeezing out investment opportunities for the Australian alumina refining industry –...
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October 10, 2012 / Media Releases

AAC Releases 2011 Sustainability Report

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today released its 2011 Sustainability Report. The report provides details on the performance of Australia’s...
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June 1, 2012 / Media Releases

Rio Tinto Alcan – Ship sensor a world-first for Reef preservation research

A landmark three-year, $1 million research project, announced today by Rio Tinto Alcan, CSIRO and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation,...
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September 7, 2011 / Media Releases

Aluminium Council Releases 2010 Sustainability Report

The Australian Aluminium Council (AAC) today released its 2010 Sustainability Report. The report provides details on the performance of Australia’s...
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July 10, 2011 / Media Releases

Government locks in costs blow-out for Australian Aluminium producers

Today’s carbon pricing announcement will hit Australia’s aluminium industry many times harder than our overseas competition and will make Australian...
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June 28, 2011 / Media Releases

Aluminium Industry at Risk Under a Carbon Price

Efficient and competitive Australian alumina and aluminium operations are at risk of leakage under a carbon price, according to data...
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